Rats nibble woman’s body at BHEL’s Kasturba Hospital mortuary

, 10:45 AM IST
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Bhopal: A three-member probe team has been set up here after the body of an elderly woman kept in a mortuary was allegedly nibbled by rats.

The body had been kept at the mortuary in the Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd’s (BHEL) Kasturba hospital.

The 68-year-old woman had died at the hospital on Saturday night. While being taken out from mortuary, her family members noticed bleeding in the body — and discovered the rat bites.

BHEL’s chief health and medical officer AK Dave told IANS on Monday that there were wounds in the neck and other parts of the body.